Play Safe & Happy Holi With These Essential Tips - For All Age Groups

By INATUR Ayurveda & Aromatherapy March 13, 2024 0 comments

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Holi, the vibrant festival of colors, is a joyous celebration steeped in Hindu mythology. Many stories are associated with Holi, including the playful interactions between Lord Krishna and the Gopis. Holi is a time to embrace joy, love, the arrival of spring, and the triumph of good over evil, symbolized by the throwing of colored powders (Gulal) and water.

Playing Safe in Modern Times:

While the essence of Holi remains the same, it's important to celebrate responsibly in today's world. Chemical-laden colors and crowded celebrations can pose health risks. Here are some essential tips to ensure a safe and enjoyable Holi for everyone:

7 Safety Tips for Everyone:

  1. Protect Your Skin: Apply natural oils, like coconut or olive oil, on your skin and hair before playing to create a barrier, making colors easier to remove and minimizing irritation.
  2. Dress Smart: Wear comfortable clothes that you don't mind getting stained. Opt. for long sleeves and pants for better protection.
  3. Eye Care: Wear sunglasses or goggles to prevent colored powder from entering your eyes.
  4. Stay Hydrated: Drink plenty of water throughout the day to stay hydrated and energized.
  5. Sunscreen: Don't forget sunscreen, especially if you'll be outdoors for extended periods.
  6. Choose Wisely: Use organic, natural colors for a safe and eco-friendly celebration.
  7. Clean Up Gently: Use a mild cleanser, Shower Gel, or sulfate-free soap to remove colors. Avoid harsh scrubbing, which can irritate the skin.

Respectful Celebration:

  1. Seek Consent: Always ask permission before applying color to someone, especially strangers or children. Respect their boundaries and personal space.
  2. Avoid Unwanted Attention: Be mindful of those who may not want to participate. Don't force colors or water on anyone who seems uncomfortable.

Celebrate Responsibly:

  1. Be Mindful of Others: Avoid throwing colors at vehicles or animals. Play responsibly and consider the well-being of everyone around you.
  2. Stay Hydrated: Dehydration is a common concern during Holi. Keep water readily available and encourage everyone to drink frequently.

inatur Cares for Your Holi Celebration:

inatur offers a range of products to help you celebrate Holi safely and beautifully:

  1. Natural Barrier: Massage your skin and hair with inatur coconut oil or olive oil, or rosehip oil to create a protective layer against harsh colors.
  2. Sun Protection: Follow up with inatur Vitamin C sunscreen SPF50 or inatur Sports Sunscreen SPF50 as they are water resistant, shielding your skin more effectively for added protection.
  3. Natural Colors: Opt. for organic colors like Hari darshan Organic Gulal for a safe and eco-friendly celebration.
  4. Gentle Clean Up: Use inatur sulfate-free shower gels and soaps to cleanse your skin after the festivities.

Additional Tips:

  • If you experience allergic reactions, wash the affected area with water and mild soap. Apply aloe vera gel to soothe the skin. In case of persistent symptoms, consult a doctor.


Following these simple tips, you can ensure a safe and joyous Holi celebration for yourself and your loved ones. Remember, the spirit of Holi lies in spreading joy, fostering community, and celebrating the beauty of spring. Let's embrace the vibrant colors responsibly and create lasting memories.

Wishing everyone a Happy and safe Holi!

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